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2 years 8 months ago

Freestyle skier Sarah Burke dies at 29

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. Burke, who lived near Whistler in British Columbia, was 29. She was injured Jan. 10 while training at a personal sponsor event...

3 years 9 months ago

Ambassador Holbrooke dead at 69

WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says Richard Holbrooke, a longtime U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, has died. He was 69. The official...

4 years 4 months ago

Actress Lynn Redgrave has died at age 67

Lynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the freethinking title character of "Georgy Girl" and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances, has died. She was 67. Her publicist Rick Miramontez, speaking on behalf of...

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